Abortion Information

Abortionist indicted on drug charges as his abortion clinic empire shrinks


Abortionist indicted on drug charges as his abortion clinic empire shrinks
Live Action News

A notorious abortion clinic chain operator has been indicted by a South Carolina grand jury on several drug-related charges, including what appears to be possession of LSD. The indictment of James Scott Pendergraft, who operates several late-term abortion clinics in Florida, stems from an October 5, 2015, traffic stop involving Pendergraft and a female acquaintance in which he was charged with possessing illegal narcotics.At the time of the arrest, Live Action News reported that Pendergraft was also found to have in his possession surgical implements that were covered in blood and human tissue from abortions he had illegally performed throughout South Carolina.James Scott Pendergraft mugshot (Image via Operation Rescue)According to records on file with the Spartanburg County Seventh Judicial Circuit Public Index, the indictment was issued in May of this year and was recently uncovered by Operation Rescue, which has been following the case closely.

full story

 read more

Related news

Insults and beliefs exchanged as Louisville abortion protest meets counter-protest
The Courier-Journal, Kentucky - July 26, 2017

Abortion advocates and protesters crossed verbal swords Wednesday in front of City Hall during a spirited exchange of brief arguments aimed at the other's beliefs. Claiming Kentucky is "ground zero in the abortion wars," the anti-abortion groups Operation ...

more

'A Backdrop Of Violence': How Harassment Of Abortion Providers Lays The Groundwork For Anti-Choice Terrorism
Right Wing Watch - October 11, 2016

Earlier today, we released a report on the âSummer of Justice,â a week-long event this summer in Wichita, Kansas, that commemorated the 25th anniversary of the infamous anti-abortion âSummer of Mercy.âAt the event, activists organized by Operation Save America ...

more

Florida's abortion waiting period back in court
Tampabay.com, Florida - July 19, 2017

In documents filed with the court, lawyers for Gainesville Woman Care, an abortion clinic that launched the legal challenge along with the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida and others, argued that the Supreme Court's ruling made clear the statute should ...

more

Texas Bill Could Send People to Jail for Driving a Woman to an Abortion, Lawmaker Says
Texas Observer, Texas - May 24, 2017

The sweeping anti-abortion bill that passed the Texas House May 19 could allow nearly anyone involved in the process of an unlawful abortion to be charged with a state jail felony, Moody said. That includes the doctor who performed the abortion, but also the person ...

more

Alabama law may help end ignorance about abortion
al.com, Alabama - September 21, 2016

J. Pepper Bryars, who grew up in Mobile and lives in Huntsville, is a conservative columnist for AL.com. Contact him at www.jpepperbryars.com.They say that ignorance is bliss, but it's also the only thing that's keeping abortion-on-demand legal in our nation.Truth ...

more

More

Trending today

Correction: Abortion-Oregon story

In stories Aug. 15 and July 5 about Oregon's expansion of abortion and reproductive health ...

San Diego Doctor Says Therapy Can Reverse Effects of a Medical ...

A San Diego doctor tells NBC 7 Investigates he can reverse the effects of a medical abortion ...

Toledo abortion clinic asks Supreme Court justice to remove herself ...

“It is important to note that while Justice Kennedy may be perfectly able to decide this ...

San Diego Doctor Says Therapy Can Reverse Effects of a Medical ...

A San Diego doctor tells NBC 7 Investigates he can reverse the effects of a medical abortion ...

A Litany of Horror at the UK's Second-Largest Abortion Provider

Thousands of pro-life advocates in the U.K. have signed a petition calling on Health Secretary ...

Local Updates

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming